Definition of Banjo in English :

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Banjo meaning in English

Meaning of Banjo in English

Pronunciation of Banjo in English

Banjo pronunciation in English

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1. banjo

a stringed instrument of the guitar family that has long neck and circular body

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun plural -jos or -joes
a stringed musical instrument with a long neck (usually fretted) and a circular drumlike body overlaid with parchment, plucked with the fingers or a plectrum
2. slang
any banjo-shaped object, esp a frying pan
3. Australian and New Zealand slang
a long-handled shovel with a wide blade
4. (modifier)
a banjo clock

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nounWord forms: plural ˈbanˌjos or ˈbanˌjoes
a stringed musical instrument having a long neck and a circular body covered on top with tightly stretched skin: the strings, usually four or five, are plucked with the fingers or a plectrum

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n. pl. ban·jos or ban·joes
A usually fretted stringed instrument having a narrow neck and a hollow circular body with a covering of plastic or stretched skin on which the bridge rests. The modern American banjo typically has four strings and often a short fifth string plucked with the thumb.

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